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Nigeria

General Sani Abacha

Date of Birth: 20 July 1943
Place of Birth: Kano
Died: 8 June 1998


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Leaving it late

Kingibe 61 is an able former diplomat who served as foreign and interior minister under General Sani Abacha (1993-98); he is the more conservative choice and less likely to make trouble for established politicians...


Pop goes the third term balloon

He keeps his hold on the PDP because its largest component the People's Democratic Movement (PDM) was launched by him and the family of the late General Shehu Musa Yar'Adua poisoned in gaol under the Sani Abacha regime...


Veteran rebels

Also at the launch were Tom Ikimi Foreign Minister under General Sani Abacha; David Attah Abacha's former Press Secretary; John Wash Pam Deputy Senate President under Shagari; Jim Nwobodo former Anambra State Governor under Shagari Senator in Obasanjo's first term and a PDP founder; JKN Waku former PDP Senator; Dapo Sarumi Information Minister in Obasanjo's first term; Shuaibu Oyedokun former PDP Deputy Chairman...


Africa's loss

The most ludicrous charges - faxing defendants' statement to persons unknown and 'trying to manage an unmanageable society' - earned him a double life sentence in 1995 under the late military leader General Sani Abacha...


The Sino-Shango pact

(Sinopec) has pulled off in Africa is premised on its partnership with an obscure Nigerian firm South Atlantic Petroleum Limited (SAPetro) which was awarded rights to the highly prospective block Oil Mining Licence 130 (originally Oil Prospecting Licence 246) by the late General Sani Abacha's military regime...


Teflon Jammeh

Accusations of gross humans rights abuses and corrupt deals with the late Nigerian military leader General Sani Abacha barely worry President Yahya Jammeh...


Abacha's verdict

' Two months earlier the then military ruler Sani Abacha had shown some leniency to a group of alleged coup plotters including the current head of state Olusegun Obasanjo...


No truce yet

According to a retired officer who served under Gens Babangida and Sani Abacha the scale of corruption in Nigeria has prompted many officers to revise their views about civilian rule...


Power show

At times Abubakar descended into petty abuse claiming that when in gaol Obasanjo had started weeping when the then military leader General Sani Abacha despatched a military doctor to inject him with poison...


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